Politics

Nevada State Capitol
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May 21, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Gun control, minimum wage and taxpayer support for a Las Vegas stadium were among the topics two top Democratic candidates for Nevada governor sparred about Monday during a live televised debate just three weeks before the primary.
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May 14, 2018 - 1:58 pm
Former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., was recovering after undergoing surgery Monday at Johns Hopkins Cancer Center in Baltimore to remove a cancerous tumor from his pancreas.
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US Senate
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May 11, 2018 - 12:08 pm
Democrats hoping to take control of the U.S. Senate in November believe one of their best chances to pick up a seat this year lies in battleground Nevada, where Sen. Dean Heller is the only Republican running for re-election in a state that Democrat Hillary Clinton carried in 2016.
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nuclear waste
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May 10, 2018 - 4:29 pm
The House on Thursday approved an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers.
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Giunchigliani-Schwartz-Sisolak
May 09, 2018 - 9:40 am
Three of the four leading candidates for Nevada governor pledged to protect the state's expanded Medicaid program if elected in November.
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immigration
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May 09, 2018 - 9:06 am
Civil rights lawyers pleaded with Nevada's Supreme Court on Tuesday to uphold a state court ruling that would keep off the ballot in November what they describe as an "anti-immigrant" measure crafted by the Republican state Senate leader banning so-called sanctuary cities.
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Supreme Court of Nevada
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May 07, 2018 - 12:10 pm
Nevada's Supreme Court is giving each side 30 minutes to argue whether the state should move forward with its first execution of a death row inmate in 11 years.
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school bus
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May 04, 2018 - 4:10 pm
A school safety task force created by Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval in the wake of a school shooting in Florida began its work Thursday to study what the state can do to improve student safety and reduce the risks of gun violence.
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Supreme Court of Nevada
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May 04, 2018 - 1:55 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - The Nevada Supreme Court will hear two important cases Tuesday morning in Carson City: A case involving a ballot question seeking to ban sanctuary policies statewide and a case involving the state's plan to execute a prisoner using an experimental cocktail that includes a...
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Scott Pruitt
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April 27, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Republican members of Nevada's congressional delegation are so far not joining more than 170 members of Congress, including Nevada's Democratic members, in calling for the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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